Europe’s biggest LGBT sporting event EuroGames 2015 begins

Today marks the start of EuroGames 2015 – one of the world’s largest LGBT – sports events. Over 5000 athletes from 71 nations are to gather in Stockholm to compete in 27 different sporting events.

“Sport is not as far ahead as the rest of society when it comes to LGBT issues. We hope to improve and change that through these competitions”, says Jakob Jansson, President of this year’s event. EuroGames Stockholm 2015 will begin today (August 5) with an open event allowing visitors to try out some of sports that will feature in the four day event – with wheelchair basketball, running and boxing all available. Read More